Brian Ruff


1994 to Present
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Mr. Ruff is a California Certified Public Accountant and a partner with VTD.  His primary area of practice includes audit, accounting and advisory services to governmental entities throughout California.

Mr. Ruff’s primary area of service is with K-12 school districts and county offices of education as well as joint powers authorities.  The regulatory and accounting landscape of the California educational community has been under a higher level of scrutiny due to the current economic conditions of California and the increased federal funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Mr. Ruff has worked with his clients to ensure the reliability and transparency of financial statement reporting as well as the increased compliance associated with federal funding, the Single Audit Act and OMB Circular A-133.

As a trainer, Mr. Ruff provides VTD staff and our clients with the most up-to-date information on changes in the regulatory environment and the procedural knowledge to implement the required standards.  Workshops Mr. Ruff has provided have included Student Attendance Accounting Reporting and Compliance, Associated Student Body Fund Accounting and Federal Categorical Funds.

Mr. Ruff has attended conferences developed and presented by the AICPA to ensure continuing compliance in all areas that he is practicing in.


Mr. Ruff is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the California State Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA).


Bachelor of Science, Business Administration – Accounting | California State University, San Bernardino

  • Graduated with Honors